Mother's Day Quiz

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
Mother's Day Quiz

Answers to the Mother's Day Trivia Quiz are below.

1. Who played Mrs. Robinson, the seductress mother who slept with the young Dustin Hoffman, in The Graduate?
Faye Dunaway
Anne Bancroft
Elizabeth Taylor
Lauren Bacall

2. Which network newsmagazine anchor has three children with cartoonist Gary Trudeau?
Katie Couric
Barbara Walters
Jane Pauley
Diane Sawyer

3. Which Pulitzer Prize-winning poet wrote Mother Love: Poems, a collection of poems about the bond between mothers and daughters?
Rita Dove
Maya Angelou
Emily Dickinson
Carolyn Kizer

4. Which Pulitzer Prize winning writer founded Welcome House, a shelter that provides care for children of Asian women and U.S. soldiers?
E. Annie Proulx
Katherine Anne Porter
Eudora Welty
Pearl Buck

5. In Greek mythology, who is the Goddess of the Earth and the mother of Cyclopes, the Hundred-handed Ones, and the Titans?

6. What Academy Award-winning actress and director recently announced she's pregnant and looking forward to being a single mom?
Emma Thompson
Jodie Foster
Helen Hunt
Mira Sorvino

7. What teacher had a child with one of her 12-year-old students and is expecting another with him?
Susan Smith
Amy Fisher
Mary Kay LeTourneax
Uta Hagen

8. Who played Mama Hansen in George Stevens's 1948 film I Remember Mama, a sentimental movie about a Norwegian immigrant family in 1910 San Francisco?
Irene Dunne
Barbara Stanwyck
Jean Simmons
Deborah Kerr

9. Which of the following women sang vocals for the 1960s folk band The Mamas and the Papas?
Cass Elliot
Joni Mitchell
Laura Nyro
Stevie Nicks

10. Who played Florida Evans, the quick-witted, devoted mother on Good Times?
Isabel Sanford
Phylicia Rashad
Whoopi Goldberg
Esther Rolle

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